Lydia Clarke (I) (1923–2018)


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Lydia Clarke came to Chicago in 1941, at the age of 18, and graduated from Northwestern University in 1945. She worked in summer stock at the Belfry Theater in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, and with the University Players at Northwestern. After graduating, she had four years of professional experience in the east, and in late December, 1949 and into ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Atomic City Martha Addison
(1952)
Will Penny Mrs. Fraker
(1967)
Bad for Each Other Rita Thornburg
(1953)
Mother Lode Camera and Electrical Department
(1982)

Filmography

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 1967 Will Penny
Mrs. Fraker
 1953 Bad for Each Other
Rita Thornburg
 1953 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Elegy (1953)
 1950-1952 Studio One (TV Series)
Mother
- Captain-General of the Armies (1952) ... Mother
 1952 The Atomic City
Martha Addison
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
Circus Girl (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (3 credits)
 2011 Charlton Heston & Ben-Hur: A Personal Journey (Video documentary) (16mm archive footage - as Lydia Clarke Heston)
 1982 Mother Lode (still photographer - as Lydia Clarke Heston)
 1971 The Omega Man (still photographer - uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
 2001 The Making of 'Midway' (Video documentary short) (special thanks - as Lydia Clarke Heston)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (7 credits)
 2011 Charlton Heston & Ben-Hur: A Personal Journey (Video documentary)
Self - wife of Charlton Heston (as Lydia Clarke Heston)
 2003 Lasting Love (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 2002 20/20 (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Episode dated 20 December 2002 (2002) ... Self
 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Self - Wife
- Charlton Heston: For All Seasons (1995) ... Self - Wife
 1981 This Is Your Life: 30th Anniversary Special (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 1980 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
Self - actress & wife of Charlton Heston
- Charlton Heston, Lydia Clarke, Avery Corman, Robin Johnson, Rare Silk (1980) ... Self - actress & wife of Charlton Heston
 1980 The John Davidson Show (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 3 November 1980 (1980) ... Self
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
 2017 Jeopardy! (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #34.52 (2017) ... Self (uncredited)
 2011 Making the Boys (Documentary)
Self (uncredited)

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Other Works:

She played Mary McLeod in Sidney Kingsley's play, "The Detective Story," at the Blackstone Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Chester Morris (Detective McLeod); Walter Starkey (Arthur Kindred); Elinor Randel (Susan Carmichael); Steve Gravers (First Burglar Charlie); Alan Rich (Second Burglar Lewis); Leonard Yorr (Detective Dakis... See more »

Alternate Names:

Lydia Clarke Heston

Spouse:

Charlton Heston  (his death)  (2 children)
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Mother of Fraser C. Heston and Holly Heston Rochell. See more »

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